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“All hands to dance and skylark!” – Shipboard dancing in the British Navy

Richard de Grijs Sydney, Australia   Figure 1. Warspite cadets dancing the Hornpipe, 1928. National Maritime Museum Reproduction ID H6381. Associated Press on Flickr. Via Wikimedia. Public domain. “We were all hearty seamen, no cold did we fear; And we have from all sickness entirely kept clear; Thanks be to the Captain he has proved so […]